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Clerical/Admin Assistant - NHS Blood and Transplant

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    Up to £10.2 per hour + £11.52 after 12 weeks

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    15/11/18 11:51:51

Job Description

Administration Assistant (AA) - NHS Blood and Transplant

Type: temporary
Salary: £10.20 / hour
Location: NHS Blood and Transplant, West End donor centre, 26 Margaret Street, London, W1W 8NB
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If you're looking for admin experience within the public sector - or already have admin experience - then we can provide you with an array of opportunities.
Brook Street has been chosen as a recruitment partner to hire temporary admin and clerical workers for central government departments across the UK - giving you the chance to gain credible experience in the public sector.
We're currently recruiting on behalf of a local government department for an Administration Assistant in Skipton House. This is an ongoing, long-term temporary assignment, working Monday - Friday (9am-5pm) and many of these opportunities offer a significant pay increase on completion of 12 weeks in the same department.

Providing routine administrative tasks, your duties will include:

" Develop and maintain relationships with colleagues, including internal staff and external organisations.
" Liaise and communicate effectively with colleagues and other departments, outside agencies and professional bodies, in a mature and professional manner.
" Record or communicate sometimes difficult information by telephone, email or paper correspondence, ensuring confidentiality of information at all times. This might include chasing information or responses from external organisations, presenting complex data, scheduling meetings with busy delegates, etc.
" Act as first point of contact for a range of queries from managers and staff (both telephone- and e-mail-based), responding where possible, escalating to manager when not guided by specific protocols or guidelines.
" Support the PA's and act on their behalf in their absence within the remit of the role, in order to meet deadlines, provide solutions and avoid disruptions.
" Effectively manage and process Equipment Hub work in line with deadlines and maintenance schedules.
" Organise, streamline and standardise database and reporting - Q Pulse.
" Proficient in software and IT systems, including Microsoft Word, Excel and databases.
" Proficient and experienced in office systems.
" Sorting and distributing mail
" Photocopying, filing, posting or proof-reading data
" Answering telephone calls and relaying messages

Standard benefits of working for central government / wider public sector:

" Pay increase after 12 continuous weeks in the majority of departments

" Potential for long-term or multiple temp assignments once you hold security clearance

" Minimum of 35 days holiday (pro rata) following 12 consecutive weeks in the same department

" Access to a Workplace Pension

Typical qualifications and experience required:

" Two GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent)

" NVQ Business Administration level 1 (or suitable administrative experience)

" Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office

" Good communication skills, both oral and written

To apply for this role, or other central government positions, please complete the online registration at
Once submitted, a Brook Street consultant will be in touch.


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